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Our Upcoming 2017-2018 Concert Season!

Praise from the Royal Courts

Let God Arise – Chapel Royal Version- Handel
As Longs the Hart – Chandos # 6- Handel
Te Deum – Charpentier

Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:00 PM
Congregation B’Nai Shalom, Westborough

Let God Arise, a recomposed anthem written for King George I,
demonstrates Handel at his best as he reworked his earlier Chandos
Anthem and added new material. Our edition of As Pants the Hart is
one which interchanges some of the best of Handel’s two different
versions of this same anthem. The brilliant Te Deum by Charpentier,
perhaps the greatest French musician of the 17th century, will close the
concert on a festive and royal note.

 

Messiah Sing

December 17, 2017 3:30 PM
First Church Congregational, Marlborough

An annual holiday tradition. Be sure to join AVM in singing the
Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah.

 

Choral Gems for Romantic Organ and Choir

Mass in f minor – Rheinberger
Missa Choralis – Liszt
Solemn Mass – Vierne

Sunday March 11, 2018 3:30 PM
Pilgrim Church, Southborough, MA

This unique program will feature some rarely heard works by some of
the Romantic era’s greatest composers of choral and organ music.
Three short masses, specifically written for organ and chorus, reflect
some of the finest choral music of the era.

 

40th Anniversary Concert

Requiem in d – Mozart
Song for St. Cecilia’s Day – Noble

AVM will begin a year-long anniversary celebration by performing a
work performed at its first concert in May 1978, Mozart’s Requiem.
Clifton Noble’s, Song for St. Cecilia’s Day was commissioned by
AVM for it 20th Anniversary in May 1998.

Sunday, May 6, 2018 3:30 PM
Jay Performing Arts Center
St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury, MA


Our Mission Statement

Through the use of personal, expressive vocal music, Assabet Valley Mastersingers (AVM) enriches the quality of life for the people of the Assabet River Valley, Massachusetts. With a commitment to performance excellence and innovative programming, local talented vocalists and instrumentalists perform celebrated masterworks, lesser-known masterworks and commissioned works.